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‘We Are the Flesh’ Is a Work of Art Masquerading as an Atrocity

The madman’s meditations on the rewards afforded solitude are intriguing and there are intimations that he has roots in a reality we might recognize.

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The Criterion Edition of ‘Cat People’ Leaves an indelible Impression

The horror master Val Lewton is immortalized in this excellent reissue of his first (and possibly best) film, Cat People.

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‘Stranger Things’ Nightmare/Nostalgia in the “The Upside Down” Episode

The gang confront the creature in "The Upside Down" as Stranger Things season one draws to a close.

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‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’ Delivers on the Shivers—Until It Decides to Explain Things

When it works, it works magnificently. When it doesn't, it only has itself, and it's overreaching screenplay, to blame.

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Two Cursed Creatures: ‘The Undying Monster’ and ‘The Lodger’

John Brahm's handsome expressionist thrillers get Blu-ray upgrades.

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‘LOTUS’ Starts Strong, but Loses Steam With Lucifer’s Pointless Shenanigans

The show ends the first half of the season with a disappointing, uninspired reveal.

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In ‘Abattoir’, There’s No Place Like Home, Thankfully

Abattoir warns us of the mad terrors that lie at the borders of human company, that lurk on the verge of wilderness.

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“Rock Never Dies” Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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“Celebrating the Life of Asa Fox” Offers a Fun Bottle Episode Resolved a Bit Too Quickly

A lot of family drama, and a little demon action, comprise this mostly stand-alone episode.

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2016: ‘Let Her Out’

There are moments that peek out from the general blandness of this film, moments that display artistry and the potential for something greater.

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‘Supernatural’ Resurrects Hitler in an Odd, Stand-Alone Episode

An average, stand-alone episode leaves us wondering about the future of season 12.

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“American Nightmare” Continues the ‘Supernatural’ Exploration of Family Dynamics

Supernatural explores family matters and political symbolism in this week's episode.

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1 Nov 2016 // 2:00 AM

The TV Gothic: When Horror Came Home

Fetish dolls, freak outs, and feminism (really scary) all played their roles in '70s TV horror.

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Supernatural: Season 12, Episode 3 - “The Foundry”

The show gets some serious girl power, and possibly loses two early fan favorites.

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When Is a Prequel Better Than the Original? When It’s ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’

By piling on the characterization and atmosphere, Mike Flanagan creates a true horror classic out of broken pieces from the previous title.

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Tyler Perry’s ‘Boo: A Madea Halloween’ Is Scary Good

By removing most of the "Go with God" material, the faith-based filmmaker has created his most consistent mainstream comedy to date.

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M. R. James’ Ghost Stories Work Eerily Well in This Graphic Fiction Form

Leah Moore and John Reppion deliver thrills and chills in a way that M. R. James would surely have approved of -- in shadows and by degree.

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‘Rosemary’s Baby’ and ‘Son of Rosemary’: From Demonology to Religious Fundamentalism

Whereas the original finds horror in alienation from mainstream culture, the sequel finds horror in the force that mobilizes all culture into a monolithic mainstream.

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Lost and Found: A ‘Blair Witch’ Postmortem

As the latest Blair Witch exits cinemas, PopMatters asks what was the aura of the first Blair Witch Project, and has it been lost?

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

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"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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